Tool Room Apprentice Worcester Bosch

Tool Room Apprentice – Provide maintenance & machining support to our manufacturing team in a fast paced & challenging environment which will build you into a world class engineering technician. The role is craft based role, where the candidate will be required to used multiple machines & CNC machines.

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Closing date: 30 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    1st Year: £18,000 2nd Year: £23,210 Stepped salary increase each year.

  • Working week

    Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 17:00 Friday – 08:00 – 16:00 1-hour unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    4 Years

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    22 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

As a Tool Room Apprentice, you will use your acquired skills to provide vital support for our press shop and manufacturing teams using a variety of different machines, such as:

-        Lathe & computer numerically controlled (CNC) Lathe

-        Milling Machine & CNC Milling machine

-        Surface Grinder & CNC Surface Grinder

-        Electro-discharge machine (EDM)

-        EDM Drill

-        Laser Cutter

Combined with your college course, you will build into a highly trained, multiskilled technician working in a fast-paced environment with opportunities to develop further into our business.

The training you will be getting

Formal training is delivered at HWGTA, located in Worcester (WR4 9GN):

Duration approximately 40-45 months.

Year 1 includes 26-42 weeks off the job training to cover practical and theory aspects

Year 2 would include 1 day per week to complete EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering - Development Knowledge

Years 2,3&4 will be based in company developing skills in preparation for the end point assessment to gain your Engineering Technician- Toolmaker, Level 3 qualification.

You will receive monthly visits from your assigned Learning and Development Specialist, who will set you work, monitor your development and wellbeing, and discuss training sessions. They will also prepare you for your End Point Assessment.

Additional training for functional skills in English and Maths will be undertaken if needed.

There is also a five-day teambuilding residential trip that is held in the spring of each year offered to all apprentices on programme.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Tool room technician or progression to tool room shift leader.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Problem solving skills, Health & Safety Awareness, Professional attitude, Self Motivated, Customer Focused, Flexibility in working hours


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

About the employer

Formed in 1962 in Worcester. Worcester, Bosch Group has had many transformations during its history, growing from a small engineering works to the market leader in boilers in the UK that it is today. In 1992 Worcester heat systems joined the Bosch Group to become an important element of Europe's premier domestic heating equipment company.


Worcester Bosch


Cotswold Way




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Emily Jackson

01905 330732

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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